ZTE Joins Windows Phone With ZTE Render for US Cellular

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ZTE is joining the Windows Phone camp and will be helping Microsoft push its mobile OS. The company has announced the ZTE Render for regional carrier U.S. Cellular and the device will be an entry-level device that runs Windows Phone 7.5 Tango, rather than the newest announced Windows Phone 8 OS. As such, the ZTE […]

Windows Phone Tango Update Not Coming Until June?

Verizon Hints at aBig Push For Windows Phone

The next update for Microsoft’s Windows Phone platform, an update that has previously been dubbed Windows Phone Tango, reportedly will be rolling out in June. A report from Mi Movil Windows, courtesy of WPCentral, claims that the update will be officially rolling out to Windows Phone owners at the beginning of June. The update was […]

Windows Phone 7.5 Refresh? Really?

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I can’t imagine what it would be like to be involved with naming devices and services, but I can honestly say that I think I could do a better job that some of these companies. Last week, Apple threw a monkey wrench out there by choosing NOT to name their newest version of the iPad […]

Microsoft Could Be Testing Windows Phone 8 on Sprint

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At Mobile World Congress, Microsoft announced the Windows Phone “refresh” that allowed low-end Windows Phone to use lower-end chipsets with less RAM. There wasn’t much discussion of the high-end of the market. However, Microsoft is still working on the high-end, but the company just isn’t talking about it yet. According to The Verge, Microsoft is […]

Samsung Focus Flash and Windows Phone: First Impressions

Samsung Focus Flash

I’m just going to come right out and say it. My experience with Windows Phone is very limited. I’ve played around with a few devices, the Samsung Focus and Focus S both come to mind, but I’ve never taken one for an extensive test drive. That changed on one of the last days of CES […]

Microsoft, Nokia, & EA Mobile Bringing New Games to Windows Phone

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Here’s some information on some games that Microsoft is teasing for Windows Phone. I have to assume games I will list below are coming in February since the post on the Windows Phone Team’s blog says, “Must Have Games for February”. The following games were announced by Microsoft on the Windows Phone Team Blog: Need for […]

Microsoft Completes Roll Out of Windows Phone Mango

Dell Venue Pro

Today, Microsoft announced that it was rolling out Windows Phone 7.5 aka Mango to the Dell Venue Pro on AT&T. This means that in just about two months, Microsoft has rolled out it’s first big update, at far as we know, to all of its phones. Somewhere, an Android smartphone owner who is currently sitting […]

Create custom ringtones with Windows Phone 7.5

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We told Microsoft we wanted custom ring tones and they finally listened. Today Microsoft posted “Custom ringtones: A visual guide” over on their Windows Phone Blog. I won’t snatch their huge image and give you zero reason to visit, so head over and check it out. It pretty much sums it all up nicely. The […]

Samsung Focus S Release Date and Pricing Announced

Focus S

While we’re still not exactly sure what’s under the hood of the Samsung Focus S, we are now sure of its pricing and its release date as AT&T announced both of them on its Facebook page earlier today. The Samsung Focus S will be arriving on November 6th and will be available for $199 on […]

Nokia Set to Unveil Lumia 800 and Lumia 710 Windows Phones

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Nokia World is scheduled to kick off in just a few short hours and the company is likely going to be launching its first Windows Phone devices. Yes, devices. We’ve become pretty familiar with the phone known as the Sea Ray as it has leaked out several times in the past and then, just last […]

HTC Radar 4G with Windows Phone Mango Hitting T-Mobile on November 2nd

HTC Radar 4G

Back at the very end of September, T-Mobile made a phone called the HTC Radar 4G, a Windows Phone Mango device, official. However, that announcement failed to yield a specific release date with the Magenta carrier only saying that it would be out for the holidays. Today though, the carrier made the release date official […]

How to Get Windows Phone 7.5 Mango Right Now

Windows Phone Mango Update

As many of you out there with Windows Phone devices know, Microsoft, manufacturers and carriers have begun to roll out the highly anticipated Windows Phone 7.5 Mango update today. Unfortunately, only around 10% of you Windows Phone owners are currently eligible to get the update and it may be weeks before your phone sees the […]

Windows Phone 7.5 Mango Released: Features & Upgrade Details

Windows Phone Mango Update

The Windows Phone 7.5 update, known better as Windows Phone Mango, is finally here. Well, here in a way only Microsoft can use it. Microsoft’s Mango website says that Windows Phone 7 Mango is “here”, but if you try to download it to your phone you might come up empty. Update: If you own the […]

HTC Radar 4G with Windows Phone Mango Gets Closer to Launch on T-Mobile

HTC Radar 4G

Yesterday, we saw the first photos of the recently announced HTC Radar in the wild with T-Mobile branding. And today, we have now learned that the HTC Radar 4G, as it will be called on T-Mobile, has passed through the FCC on its way to the Magenta carrier’s HSPA+ network. The FCC filing doesn’t provide […]

T-Mobile HTC Radar 4G with Windows Phone Mango Caught on Camera

T-Mobile HTC Radar 4G

Back at the beginning of the month, HTC announced two interesting Windows Phone 7.5 ‘Mango’ devices, the HTC Radar and the HTC Titan. At the time, we weren’t sure whether the devices would be headed to carriers in the United States. Well, it appears that at least one of these devices will be heading to […]

Windows Phone Mango Rolling Out Within Two Weeks

Windows Phone Mango

We finally have a launch window for Windows Phone Mango, Microsoft’s latest and greatest piece of software, but unfortunately we still don’t have an exact date to look forward to. Microsoft has however confirmed that the update will be rolling out to existing Windows Phone 7 devices within the next two weeks. As Microsoft’s Eric […]

AT&T Reveals First Three Windows Phone Mango Handsets

HTC TITAN

If you have been waiting for AT&T to announce its first new devices coming with the upcoming Windows Phone 7.5 Mango software from Microsoft, well, then probably want to prep the champagne for this evening because Ma Bell has indeed announced three upcoming Windows Phone Mango handsets which include the recently announced HTC TITAN, the […]

iPhone 5 Competitors: The Best iPhone Alternatives

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We’re still not exactly sure when Apple is going to announce or release the next iPhone, or iPhones, but we have a pretty good feeling that a launch will be taking place in September or October. If true, the iPhone 5 is going to be up against some stiff competition, arguably, the most serious competition […]